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When We Were Orphans
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date October 1, 2001
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780375724404
ISBN-10 0375724400
Dimensions 1 by 5 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
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Summary
Sent to live in England after the mysterious disappearance of his parents, Christopher Banks, an English boy born in early twentieth-century Shanghai, returns more than twenty years later to a Shanghai torn apart by the Sino-Japanese war to uncover the truth about the tragedy that transformed his childhood. By the author of The Remains of the Day. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780375410543 Book cover for 9780571203840
 
from Faber & Faber Ltd (March 1, 2001)
9780571203840 | details & prices | List price $55.01
About: England, 1930s.
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (September 1, 2000)
9780375410543 | details & prices | 335 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Sent to live in England after the disappearance of his parents, Christopher Banks returns to Shanghai, the city of his birth, more than twenty years later to uncover the truth about the tragedy that transformed his childhood.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780375724404 Book cover for 9780571283880
 
from Gardners Books (February 7, 2013)
9780571283880 | details & prices | 320 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.52 lbs | List price $14.65
About: England, 1930s.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Vintage Books (October 1, 2001)
9780375724404 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Sent to live in England after the disappearance of his parents, Christopher Banks returns to Shanghai, the city of his birth, more than twenty years later to uncover the truth about the tragedy that transformed his childhood.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780060824891
 
With John Lee (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Harperaudio (April 30, 2005)
9780060824891 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $39.95
About: A masterful novel from one of the most admired writers of our time.
Cassette/Spoken Word
With John Lee (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Harperaudio (September 1, 2000)
9780694523849 | details & prices | 3.75 × 6.25 × 2.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $39.95
About: Sent to live in England after the disappearance of his parents, Christopher Banks returns to Shanghai, the city of his birth, more than twenty years later to uncover the truth about the tragedy that transformed his childhood.
Prebinding
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 2001)
9781417698677 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $26.95
About: Sent to live in England after the disappearance of his parents, Christopher Banks returns to Shanghai, the city of his birth, more than twenty years later to uncover the truth about the tragedy that transformed his childhood.

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